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Somebody ... Wanted ... But ... So ... President Abraham Lincoln the nation to heal as quickly as possible from the Civil War and planned to reunify the nation quickly he was assassinated in 1865 only days after Robert E. Lee’s surrender plans for Reconstruction were taken over by Vice President Andrew Johnson, who became president after Lincoln’s death President Andrew Johnson To reunite the nation by including remission for all of those who swore they’re loyalty to the country He was upset towards the republicans, who actually thought he was too sympathetic and generous by allowing the confederates to return to authority the Radical Republicans decided to take action, which lead them to win majority of the votes from the House and Senate in the election of fall 1866. Radical Republican s Adjust to the south and take over authority of reconstruction the Radical Republicans were worried that President Johnson’s plan for Reconstruction was not working.

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